Jena, LA
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Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jena is 1 in 683. This equates to a crime rate of 1.46 per 1,000 residents, making Jena one of the safest communities in Louisiana to live in. In fact, it is one of the safest communities in the entire nation, according to FBI crime statistics.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Jena, and we found that the crime rate in Jena is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Jena is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Jena does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Jena.

For Jena, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Jena than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3417, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Jena compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Jena is just 1 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Jena is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Jena Crime Data

 
Crime Index

98

(100 is safest)


Safer than 98% of U.S. Cities

Jena Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

4

5

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.29

1.17

1.46

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jena 0.29
Louisiana 5.40
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,417

in Jena

1 in 185

in Louisiana
Jena VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,417
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.29
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jena 1.17
Louisiana 33.53
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 854

in Jena

1 in 30

in Louisiana
Jena Property CRIMES
Population: 3,417
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 3 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.88 0.29
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Jena Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Jena 1
Louisiana 34

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